[Tor-BSD] The offer of diversity as it could really be delivered by all of us.

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Wed Nov 18 09:58:07 EST 2015

Vinícius Zavam:
> During this time getting closer and closer to the Tor and TDP

FYI, TDP is a project separate from this list, although TDP is here :)

> communities, I noticed that one tiny detail is being forgotten by many
> people involved in these projects/families:
> " Many Tor users are stuck behind firewalls that only let them browse
> the web, and this change will let them reach your Tor relay. If you
> are already using ports 80 and 443, other useful ports are 22, 110,
> and 143. "
> Source: https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-relay-debian#after
> Let's keep up a better diversity of open/reachable ports!
> "/etc/services" is our friend; take time to see how you can help, by
> changing one or two ports in your relay(s) config ;3

Right, and I never considered this before you raised this a few weeks
ago.  I've always kept standard on tcp/9001 and tcp/9030 for the
directory port.

There must be lots of obvious cases in which only 80 and 443 are allowed
as egress traffic.

Are there other considerations on this?


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